Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Java Developer make in San Diego, CA?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$97,698 / yrTotal Pay
$90,451 / yrBase Pay
$7,246 / yrAdditional Pay

$97,698

 / yr
$65K$148K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Java Developer is $97,698 per year in the San Diego, CA area, with an average salary of $90,451 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $7,246 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Java Developer in San Diego, CA

$97,698 /yr
Java Developer
$129,759 /yr
Senior Java Developer
$124,493 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Java Developer in San Diego, CA

Some related job titles are Java Developer Fresher Salaries with median pay of $98,038, Java/J2EE Developer Salaries with median pay of $118,446, Java Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $92,510, Junior Java Developer Salaries with median pay of $85,135.

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Leidos
3.9
Java Software EngineerSee 5 salaries from this location

$106,553

 / yr

$94,581

 / yr

$55

 / hr

$55

 / hr

$100,464

 / yr

$99,906

 / yr

$103,452

 / yr

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Leidos
3.9
Software Engineer - Java DeveloperSee 3 salaries from this location

$114,979

 / yr

$108,144

 / yr

$107,185

 / yr

$148,076

 / yr

$104,609

 / yr

$100,289

 / yr

$111,334

 / yr

$107,860

 / yr

$108,611

 / yr

$93,982

 / yr

$112,599

 / yr

$59

 / hr

$115,866

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Java Developer in San Diego, CA

The top paying industry for a Java Developer in San Diego, CA is Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $94,581.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$94,581

    0% Lower than other industries

Aerospace & Defense

The top paying company in Aerospace & Defense for Java Developer is Leidos.

LeidosLeidos$94,581/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

React Native Developer

San Diego, CA

 | 1-3 years

$110,000

/yr

Submitted 8 days ago

1-3 years
8 days ago
Software Engineer - Java Developer

San Diego, CA

 | 4-6 years

$185,000

/yr

Submitted 9 days ago

4-6 years
9 days ago
Java/J2EE Developer

San Diego, CA

 | 4-6 years

$110,000

/yr

Submitted 16 days ago

4-6 years
16 days ago
Java Software Developer

San Diego, CA

 | 1-3 years

$128,000

/yr

$123K | $5K

Submitted 20 days ago

1-3 years
20 days ago
Full Stack Java Developer

San Diego, CA

 | 4-6 years

$55

/hr

Submitted 29 days ago

4-6 years
29 days ago
Full Stack Java Developer

San Diego, CA

 | 4-6 years

$55

/hr

Submitted 29 days ago

4-6 years
29 days ago
Mid Java Developer

San Diego, CA

 | 1-3 years

$98,000

/yr

Submitted 37 days ago

1-3 years
37 days ago
Angular Developer

San Diego, CA

 | 1-3 years

$76,200

/yr

Submitted 43 days ago

1-3 years
43 days ago

Java Developer pay FAQ in San Diego, CA

The average salary for a Java Developer is $90,451 per year in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 9515 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Java Developer employees in San Diego, CA.

The highest salary for a Java Developer in San Diego, CA is $134,689 per year.

The lowest salary for a Java Developer in San Diego, CA is $60,743 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Java Developer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Java Developer.